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Leave & Attendance Clerk

Reference number: 
Type of employment: 
Restricted to beneficiaries
Union Status: 
This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 65,832.00
Northern Allowance: 
$ 22,042.00
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 March 2019


As per HRM Directive 518, this employment opportunity is restricted to Nunavut Inuit in Kugluktuk only.

Reporting to the Manager, Regional Human Resources, the Leave and Attendance Clerk is responsible for leave and attendance records management for all employees in the Regional Office and the schools in the Kitikmeot Region. The incumbent will monitor and ensures that all leave and attendance matters comply with and respect Regional/Departmental obligations and requirements outlined in the Education Act and Regulations, Financial Administration Act, Financial Administration Manual, Human Resource Manual, contribution agreements, Collective Agreements, and any other applicable legislation, regulations, policies, directives, procedures, etc.

The Leave and Attendance Clerk supports the Region to respond fairly and consistently to its obligations to staff (inclusive of school staff) by maintaining accurate and up-to-date records on leave credits accumulated and used by employees in the Region. The incumbent collects, tracks, and reports on attendance statistics across the Region with a view to identifying critical trends and situations where steps may need to be taken to address emerging issues.

The Leave & Attendance Clerk assists the Department in the application of its Project Management Process Administrative Directive and participates in Committees (as and when required) that pertain to the activities of the Division and/or the Department as a whole. Additionally, the incumbent ensures that the services and supports they provide reflect/are aligned with Inuit Qaujimajatuqanit (IQ) Principles.

Familiarity with best practices in the field of general human resources administration; the Education Act and Regulations, and applicable legislation, policies, regulations, procedures, and directives; and be capable of learning the regulations governing the liquidation of leave credits is required to be successful in this position. The incumbent must have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy; manage and interface with stakeholders to track down required data; work under tight timelines and meet deadlines; work independently demonstrating a high degree of personal initiative and sound judgement and be capable of developing and working with teams and participating in shared leadership situations. Excellent communication (written, verbal, listening) skills are required, as well as demonstrated math skills. Computer literate with and demonstrated data entry skills are required for this position.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully undertake the responsibilities of this position from the completion of Grade 12 studies and two (2) years of administration experience. Proven experience undertaking accurate and time-efficient data entry tasks using records management/classification system is also required.

The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut, English and French.

Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.




Department of Finance (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 2377, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
Phone: (867) 983-4058
Toll free: 1-866-667-6624
Fax: (867) 983-4041